The weekend-only Mercado Olympic in downtown Los Angeles offers fantastic regional Mexican cuisine.
Project developers put the 17,000 capacity of this building to good use.
I was already going to post these two hot Olympic swimmers posing in a shower for an anti-homophobia campaign … and then I found out THEY ARE FRENCH! You know what French men do to me. Or maybe you don’t. But trust, they get me all, Ooh la la. Sorry, Amelia, I’m going to need [...]
The greenest building is the one that's already standing, and this week London officials announced that the buildings from the 2012 Olympic Village will be transformed into rental units, and many of them will be reserved for low-income housing. It has just
So sad! Esther Williams passed away in her sleep Thursday. She was 91. The silver screen star's route to Hollywood was an unusual one, and it led straight through the water. The phenomenal swimmer's Olympics dreams were dashed by World War II, but she used her skills to get a job in the popular Aquacade swimming [...]
Lindsey Vonn had to hike up her custom Cynthia Rowley gown in the middle of Monday night’s CFDA Awards and provide a urine sample for International Olympic Committee drug testers. According to the Post, Vonn got the call on her cell phone and Rowley ushered the IOC into Alice Tulley Hall. ... More »
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Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham Oscar Pistorius, the famous Olympic "blade runner" is on trial for the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The story last February dominated headlines because it was just so shocking...Show More Summary
Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming about a vehicle you really want to drive? This is exactly what happens to Olympic gold medalists Alexei Nemov and Evgeni Plushenko, sort of. In the dream, Nemov hands the keys over to Plushenklo so he can sign an autograph. This turns into the chance they’ve been waiting for [...]
U.S. Army / Wikimedia Commons Nuclear missiles aren't the only thing being built in North Korea that have made headlines lately; it seems dictator Kim Jong-un has also ordered construction on a ski resort that will rival the facilities...Show More Summary
As we spend this Memorial Day remembering and honoring the men and women who died in service of our great country, I just want to share a quick USA themed #ManiMonday with you. I originally created this look during the Olympics last summer but it works so well for any USA-centric holiday or event; Memorial [...]
Should You or Shouldn't You? A HotelChatter Review We decided it was high time to check out one of the newest hotels that make up Vancouver?s skyline, the Fairmont Pacific Rim. Opened in 2010 for the Olympics, this beautiful ?ode to glass? building is not only chic, but is a happening destination unto itself. Show More Summary
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The Owls–London-based label Agi & Sam bring their colorful narrative to Topman via a new exclusive collection dreamed up during last year’s Olympics. With sports on the mind, football easily stole the spotlight with an unusual period between 1990-92 when football kits boasted vibrant prints. Playing with the idea of a football club called The [...]
Will this be the Hudson London? If you thought London would be taking a break when it comes to hotel openings after a rather frenetic Olympic year, think again: the next few years look to be filled with all sorts of exciting stuff to keep us happy. Show More Summary
The next Winter Olympics will happen in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, 2014. Sometime after that, barring any delays, a portion of the Sochi Olympic Park will be turned into the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit, a 3.65-mile track for the first Russian Grand Prix in 100 years (the last of two Formula One grands prix were held in St. Show More Summary
In September of 2011, Chinese drifter Wang Qi broke the Guinness record for the world's longest sustained drift, doing 13 laps inside the Olympic Center Stadium in Tianlin, China for 5,802.3 meters. That was broken in February of this...Show More Summary
(Bloomberg) — Organizers of the America’s Cup will work with the U.S. Coast Guard to investigate the accident that killed two-time Olympic sailing medalist Andrew Simpson yesterday during the Swedish team Artemis Racing’s [...]
Like Charlie Brown trying to kick a football, NBC just whiffed again! In the past year, the flailing network needlessly torpedoed Ann Curry's career, completely bumbled the coverage of the Olympics, and even announced the premature death of astronaut rock legend Neil Young! Replacing Jay Leno on The Tonight Show with the younger Jimmy Fallon is just [...]
Back in March weposted a video of a 72 foot sailboat ripping around San Francisco Bay while on hydrofoils. Racing carbon fiber, 72 foot catamarans at 40 knots was the [...]